LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Metro Corrections inmate is accused of beating another inmate with a crutch.

Police say Marcus Taylor assaulted another inmate with his own crutch until it broke into several pieces.

The victim reportedly had lacerations to the back of his head, chest, legs and left arm.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Taylor pleaded not guilty in court on Monday morning to a first-degree assault charge.

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